Displaying all posts for Issue 1 East End Beyond

Queens Museum: Andy Warhol & 1964 World’s Fair

by May 13, 2014
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    13 Most Wanted Men: Andy Warhol & the 1964 World’s Fair   Special to AAQ East End by Jan Garden Castro In revisiting the censorship of Andy Warhol’s art fifty years ago at the opening of the 1964 World’s Fair Pavilion in Queens, the Queens Museum sheds Read more »

World’s Fair Tent of Tomorrow / National Treasure

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The World’s Fair Tent of Tomorrow Designated a National Treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation   Over 2500 viewers swarmed into Flushing Meadows, Corona Park, Queens, on Earth Day, April 22, for a one-time visit inside the “Tent of Tomorrow,” a 350 x 250-foot pavilion designed by Read more »

Queens Museum Renovation & Building History

by May 12, 2014
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The Queens Museum $69 Million Renovation & Building History Special to AAQ East End by Jan Garden Castro The Queens Museum’s $69 million dollar expansion process began in 2005 with the selection of Grimshaw architects, along with prime consultant Ammann & Whitney. Their overall objectives included doubling Read more »

Yale: Yale University Art Gallery

by January 22, 2013

The Renovated Yale University Art Gallery: Seeing Old and New Simultaneously   By Jan Garden Castro   Recently, I experienced the ambiance of the new Yale University Art Gallery at a press event led by Jock Reynolds, Yale University Art Gallery Henry J. Heinz II Director, and the architects responsible Read more »